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  1. Stratford Man Dies in Bridgeport CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 |

    Joshua Alvarado of Stratford was traveling eastbound on Boston Avenue when he collided with another vehicle driven by a Bridgeport resident, according to Bill Kaempffer, police spokesman.


  2. Concert on Nov. 9 to Benefit Stratford Native With ALSRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 |

    This past summer videos of celebrities, neighbors, and groups taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge raised awareness and over $140 million for ALS research and care. While the viral phenomenon has subsided, the impact of the funds raised has just begun, and research towards finding effective therapies for this debilitating disease is advancing at speeds never before seen.


  3. Stratford Resident Treated for Smoke Inhalation Following Fire at Oronoque Condo ComplexRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 |

    A resident of the Oronoque Condo Complex on Balbone Lane was treated for smoke inhalation at Bridgeport Hospital following a Friday morning structure fire. A total of 24 firefighters responded to the incident, which was reported at 9:06 a.m., and the fire was declared under control at 9:28 a.m. and the last Stratford fire unit to clear the incident was 11:20 a.m. At 0906 hrs.


  4. Stratford's St. Mark School Holds Breast Cancer Awareness Cut-A-ThonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 |

    St. Mark School in Stratford recently hosted a school-wide Breast Cancer Awareness Cut-A-Thon. Seven hair stylists from Jade Salon in Stratford arrived at the school and set up a mock hair salon in the school gym.


  5. Sterling House Food Pantry Needs HelpRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 |

    The Sterling House Resource Connection Program and Food pantry has seen an influx of clients in need over the last month and this uptake has rapidly depleted food supplies. Help is needed from the community to help replenish our shelves. 4 comments

  6. Stratford Mayor Harkins Criticizes Spending on President Obama's Political VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 |

    Stratford Mayor John A. Harkins is voicing his opposition to using taxpayer funds to pay for President Barrack Obama's political visit to Stratford/Bridgeport on Wednesday, Oct. 15. "The fact that the taxpayers in these communities visited by the President are on the hook is simply not right," said Stratford Mayor John A. Harkins. "The Democrat party should pick up the tab for expenses incurred by the municipalities during the President's stop for a "Get-Out-the-Vote" rally in Bridgeport.


  7. Stratford Residents, Businesses Get Down and Dirty to Support Sterling HouseRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2014 |

    Despite a heavy downpour and wind, about 500 people came down to Short Beach in Stratford to crawl through mud, sand and foam to support Sterling House Community Center in the first Down & Dirty 5K on Saturday. "We are extremely pleased with the success of the first annual Down & Dirty 5K," Patty Calabrese, Special Events Coordinator for Sterling House, said in a press release.


  8. Help Sterling House Collect 375 Boxes of Cereal to Honor Stratford's 375th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 |

    In honor of Stratford's 375th anniversary, the Sterling House Resource Connection Program is taking up the challenge to collect 375 boxes of cereal by year's end. Sterling House is asking the Stratford community to help us reach our goal.


  9. Stratford Receives $200,000 State Grant For Brownfield Clean Up at Army Engine PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 |

    Stratford recently was awarded a $200,000 state grant to investigate brownfield clean up at the Army Engine Plant. The Stratford delegation and Stratford mayor applaud the award, which will further advance the Point Stratford mixed-use redevelopment project.


  10. Stratford Resident Treated For Smoke Inhalation Following Fire on Luanne RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 |

    A Stratford resident was treated for smoke inhalation at Bridgeport Hospital following a fire at 85 Luanne Road on Friday afternoon. Upon arrival, Stratford firefighters located a fire in the basement and had it under control in about 25 minutes, according to a press release.


  11. Last Call to Register for the Sterling House Down and Dirty 5K in StratfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 |

    Registration is wrapping up for the Sterling House Down & Dirty 5K! Join hundreds of your neighbors as they navigate a 5K obstacle course full of mud, foam, and sand! Teams are encouraged to get dirty, have fun and go at their own speed. "This will be a fun and family friendly day for our community" says Patty Calabrese, Special Events Coordinator at Sterling House.


  12. Flea Market and Tag Sale to Benefit Sterling House Preschool in StratfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 |

    Sterling House Community Center is making plans for its second Flea Market and Tag Sale on Sept. 27. This community-wide event will support Sterling House Preschool in their efforts to maintain lower tuition costs.


  13. Massive Bridgeport Fire Forces Evacuation of 400 ResidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 |

    The massive fire in Bridgeport has resulted in Long Island Sound being closed to fishermen from Norwalk to Milford for fears of contamination, WFSB 3 reports. Fire broke out around 7 p.m. at the Rowayton Trading Company perfume factory on Seaview Avenue Thursday forcing 400 people to be evacuated from their homes.


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